Born: Mishawaka, Indiana
2002: Honors Bachelor of Arts in Classics, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
2008: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
2008-2014: Neurosurgery Residency, Hofstra-North Shore-Long Island Jewish Hospital, Long Island, New York
2014-2016: Skull Base Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
-focus on endoscopic and minimally-invasive approaches to skull base tumors
2016-current: Neurosurgeon, Centracare Clinic, Department of Neurosurgery, St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, MN
-general neurosurgery with a focus on skull base and open vascular neurosurgery
-Board-certified in Neurosurgery, AOBS (American Osteopathic Board of Surgery)
-12 peer-reviewed publications, 1 book chapter, 12 abstracts published, 10 national and international oral presentations.
Professional Membership: American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Skull Base Society, American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
Professional Interests: Endoscopic skull base surgery, minimally invasive approaches for brain surgery, radiosurgery, intervertebral disk replacement
Personal: Married with 5 (almost 6) children; I enjoy spending time with my family, playing sports, and directing my church choir.